Wolfberry Fruit, Gou Qi Zi ( 枸杞子 ) ...Chinese Herb...

Latin Plant Name
Fructus Lycii
Pinyin Mandarin Name
Gou Qi Zi

Free Download:
PDF file "Gou Qi Zi"

Common English Name
Wolfberry Fruit
Part of Plant Used
Meridians Entered
Liver, Kidneys
Common Usages
This herb is used in formulas to treat visual disturbances such as sensitivity to light, blurred vision, and poor visual acuity; also used to treat general weakness, diabetic symptoms, chronic Lung disorders, impotence.

Read Also:
Matrimony Vine & Gou Qi Zi
Wolfberry Tea

Traditional Usages and Functions
Nourishes and tonifies Liver and Kidneys; benefits Essence and brightens eyes.
Common Formulas Used In
Cerebral Tonic Pills; Rehmannia and Dogwood Fruit.
Processing Required


Cautions in Use
Do not use where there is deficient Spleen and dampness, or if there is an external excess heat imbalance. Use cautiously where there is an internal heat imbalance.

Leave Wolfberry Fruit